Sep 29, 2010 4:30am EDT
worker noticed a suspicious cage. officer jennifer gardener can't belive a human being would do this to an animal. >> the crateas felty. had probably weeks's worth of urine and feces inside the cra. no food. no water. just really felty. >> reporter: the washington humane society is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to an arrest and conviction. but they're hoping the story will teach pet owners there are other options out there. >> if you can't take care of your dog, you can always surrender to the shelter. so it's just inexcusable to throw your dog out with the trash. >> caller: thomas is recovering, eating steady meals and enjoying the company of others. he's not ready to be adopted yet. but in two weeks, once he gets his weight up and is clearedy the doctors, the washington huma society hopes to find thomas a good home. >> thomas needs a good home. >> reporter: >> i sure he will find one >> stay wi us. news 4 continues today at 5:00 a.m.
Sep 21, 2010 5:00pm EDT
of the blue state in a dead heat is in trouble. >> reporter: jennifer duffy, senior editor says the poll has something good for both candidates. >> 50/47, it's a three-point split. essentially the race is tied. if i'm the o'malley campaign, one of the things i take as positive out of that poll, he is at 50%. that means that ehrlich needs to chip away at his support. but this is notan uphill race. this race is tied. >> reporter: martin o'malley has raised a lot more money than his republican opponent and now is launching his first tv ad in our area, focusing on his commitment to education >> we've doubled the number of arter schools and froz college tuition for four years in a row. >> ehrlich's campaign is saving its mon for tv ads later in the campaign. the republican governor's sociation has bought tv time on his behalf, to compete for the voters in the maryland suburbs arnd the belt way. >> martinwe maltly, higher taxes, fewer jobs. moving maryland backwards. >> that ad for ehrlich is called backwards, it's an attack on o'malley's theme, moving maryland forward. the ads show how contentiou
Sep 21, 2010 6:00pm EDT
% sales tax hike. >> jennifer duffy is the senior editor of the cook political report. >> it's interesting in a the republican governor's association has gone up in a blue state like maryland with six weeks to go in the general election. it's a sign to me that they believe that martin o'malley is beable. >> the governor's race may set new reports for spending in a maryland election, and the rematch is gaining national tention. as an indicator of how democrats, moderates and independents will vote. chris gordon, news 4. >>> coming up, a woman who told police she s attacked with acid has gone from being considered a victim to a suspect. >>> a surveillancecamera appears to catch a pet owner abandoning his dog. >>> bed bugs creeping on to the pages of the books at a local library. >>> somebody hacked into bitter today spreading viruss to unsuspecting users. >>> temperatures near 80 degrees, plenty of sunshine. mother nature is not letting summer end without one more big time heat coming in. >>> nick backstrom on expectations for this season, also a monday night showdown between the 49ers and t
Sep 29, 2010 5:00am EDT
but officer jennifer gardener can't belive a human being would do this to an animal. >> the crate was lthy. d probably weeks's worth of urine and feces inside the crate. no food. no water. just really filthy. >> reporter: the washington huma society is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to an arrest and conviction. but they're hoping the story will teach pet owners there are other options outhere. >> if you can't take care of your dog, you can always surrendeto the shelter. we're open 24 hours a day, 7 days a ek. so it's just inexcusable to throw your dog out with the trash. >> reporter: thomas is recovering, eating steady mes and enjoying the company of others. he's not ready to be adopted yet. but in two weeks, once he gets his weight up and is cleared by the doctors, the washington humane society hopes to find thomas a good hom >>> two men suspected of stealing a mini van were caught by police after one of them wad to a police officer. they were both arrested and charged with grand larceny any. the two drove by movie co.theater and waved at a detective in uniform who was work